12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Private Tour Guide Myanmar

12 Top Foods to Eat In Myanmar – Private Tour Guide Myanmar

1. Nangyi thoke

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The Burmese love “dry” noodle dishes– basically noodle-based “salads” with broth offered on the side– and maybe the tastiest and also most common is nangyi thoke.

The recipe takes the form of thick, rounded rice noodles with chicken, slim pieces of fish cake, par-boiled bean sprouts as well as pieces of hard-boiled egg.

The ingredients are seasoned with a mixture of roasted chickpea flour and turmeric as well as chili oil, thrown by hand and served with sides of pickled greens and also a bowl of broth.

2. Shan-style rice

 

Nga htamin’s vital parts: turmeric rice and fish.

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Known in Burmese as nga htamin (fish rice), this Shan (one of the country’s major Buddhist ethnic groups) dish combines rice that’s been prepared with turmeric as well as compressed right into a disk with a topping of flakes of freshwater fish and garlic oil.

Oily as well as full-flavored, when served with sides of leek roots, cloves of raw garlic and also deep-fried pork rinds, nga htamin becomes a snack that runs the range from pungent to spicy.

 

3. Tea leaf salad

Lephet thoke can be a meal, snack or appetiser.

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Possibly one of the most well known Burmese food is lephet– fermented tea leaves.

The tea leaves are consumed by themselves, commonly as a treat, yet they’re likewise served in the form of lephet thoke, a salad of pickled tea leaves. To make the dish, the sour, somewhat bitter leaves are mixed by hand with shredded cabbage, chopped tomatoes, crispy deep-fried beans, nuts as well as peas, a sprinkle of garlic oil as well as pungent slices of chili and garlic.

 

4. Myanmar Curry-Rice dish

The local set-meal is not just comfort food but an experience by itself. It features a somewhat oily curry (pick from chicken, fish, mutton, beef, veggie or pork), rice, a bowl of lentil soup as well as six vegetable side dishes (anticipate to find potatoes, pumpkin, okra, broad beans, leafy veggies, tomato salad, and so on) and a garlic chili dip. The selection of side dishes and also spice levels may differ from location to location but this culinary experience remains the very same.

 

5. Grilled Fish at Chinatown

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Fresh charcoal grilled fish which only costs less than USD3.50 (3500 KYT). The fish is fresh as well as the meat is juicy.

Loaded with spices to excuse the pungent scent of fish stomach, this is without a doubt one of the most tasty fish ever. So good that you can eat it plain or with white rice and also absolutely nothing else.

 

6. Burmese Pancakes

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Burmese Pancakes, or Bain Mont, are chewy, crunchy, light, nutty as well as fluffy. The sweet variation is a glutinous rice flour pancake covered with white poppy seeds, silvered almonds and also fresh coconut pieces.

 

7. Shan Noodles

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Shan noodle is Inle’s specialty|specialized}. You can have it wet or dry. In any case, it is very scrumptious. The noodles are actually soft and doused in various sauces. I actually liked the peanut flavour that this recipe produced.

 

8. Mont Lin Ma Yar

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Mandalay, like Yangon, has a pretty good food scene also. It is like the Penang of Malaysia. Street food is a must-try. These little bites can be discovered throughout Myanmar but Mandalay is one of the best.

These “husband and wife snacks” are basic blobs of rice flour batter added to a sizzling muffin-like cast iron pan with quail eggs, scallions, or roasted chickpeas added to them. The Mandalay night market at 31st street is a must-go.

 

9. Tea shop meal

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From breakfast to afternoon snack, tea shops are the locations to sit if you need a break in an active sightseeing and tour day or if you just {want to|wish to sit and also have a relaxing afternoon.

What makes the tea shops so special is the Burmese tea or lahpet-yeh. This tasty, traditional drink consists of black tea mixed with condensed milk and also evaporated milk. As basic as it seems, the preparation is actually an art and is fairly amusing to see!

The “tea master” gets hold of a big pot of boiling dark tea on the range as well as pours the hot beverage in a smaller sized pot including condensed milk as well as evaporated milk for the sweetness. With dexterity, he then transfers the mix to another receptacle, after that back into the initial pot and repeats a number of times to make certain it is flawlessly combined. He after that fills a bunch of tiny cups as well as begins once again with another set as the very first cups are currently taken away by the waiters. The outcome is an extra sweet, caramel-colored drink that will certainly make you want extra!

Tea stores are wonderful locations to delight in mugs of milky tea as well as likewise various cuisines of Myanmar. They offer baked desserts in addition to meat steamed buns as well as dim sum. The often served recipes are deep-fried tasty snacks, deep-fried bread served with a potato curry or baked breads.

 

10. Mohinga

 

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Mohinga is a comforting rice noodle and fish soup. It is an essential part of Burmese cuisine and also considered to be Myanmar’s national dish by many people. Typically eaten in the morning, Mohinga is affordable and also readily offered.

Sold by hawkers and street stall owners, this meal is most definitely slurp worthy. Different cities have their own variants so don’t hesitate to try one every time you go to another Burmese city.

 

11. Burmese Paratha

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Burmese paratha with sweet pea pyote (sweet bean paste) is an one-of-a-kind mix of Burmese and lndian influences.

Palata is a furl of the tongue far from Indian paratha, however closer in texture to Malaysian roti canai. The dough is swung up and slapped down repeatedly till it can’t be extended any thinner.

 

12. Burmese Sweet Snacks

Burmese sweet snacks in some way always include grated coconut. It is essentially grated coconut with coconut milk wrapped in rice paper.

Coconut milk is likewise utilized in Thai cuisine. You could additionally add strands of noodles in it for a textural contrast or merely to make it an extra filling treat. For a dessert, this isn’t overly sweet.

 

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